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Can I have sex while on my period?

Can I have sex while on my period?

Yes: There is no problem with having sex on your period as long as you feel comfortable. If you are having cramps you may want to wait until the cramps are better, for your own comfort. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I'm trying to get pregnant but my period started can I have unprotected sex & get pregnant while on my period?

I'm trying to get pregnant but my period started can I have unprotected sex & get pregnant while on my period?

Doubtful: Never say never but when you are on your period there are no eggs to fertilize. Ovulation occurs roughly mid cycle. That is when you can get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant while having sex during my period?

Can I get pregnant while having sex during my period?

NO: If you are having your period, actively menstruating, then you would not be ovulating and would not be in the fertile time of your cycle. ...Read more

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Can I become pregnant while having sex during my period?

Can I become pregnant while having sex during my period?

Yes.: Young women (teenagers especially) have erratic menstrual cycles and ovulate unpredictably. If the unhygienic practice of vaginal intercourse during menstruation happens to coincide with an ovulatory event, then you can and will get pregnant with 20-30% chance per cycle. Remember that sperm lives for up to 5 days in your genital tract, thus conception can occur after intercourse. Folate (folic acid) 1-5 mg! ...Read more

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Doc. If I have sex 3days in a row there is sometimes a pain inside me depending on how fast he enters, after my orgasm I hav my period. Is it normal??

Doc. If I have sex 3days in a row there is sometimes a pain inside me depending on how fast he enters, after my orgasm I hav my period. Is it normal??

Lubricant: When sex is frequent sometimes using a lubricant helps avoid the trauma to the delicate vaginal tissue. Bleeding after intercourse should be evaluated by an Obgyn. ...Read more

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If I had sex but then got my period and it was heavy and then the following month I didn't have sex but when my period came it was light and brown tinged with red and didn't last long what could that mean? Is there anyway I could be pregnant? I didn't hav

If I had sex but then got my period and it was heavy and then the following month I didn't have sex but when my period came it was light and brown tinged with red and didn't last long what could that mean? Is there anyway I could be pregnant? I didn't hav

Yes, you may be: If you had unprotected sexual intercourse with a fertile man, there is a risk you may be pregnant or may have been pregnant. Be safe: check you blood betaHCG and consult a gyn regarding using an IUD or a subdermal implant which are the most effective contraceptive methods to prevent you from getting pregnant until you are ready. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heard its very bad to have sex while on my period, but why am I so horney?

What to do if I have heard its very bad to have sex while on my period, but why am I so horney?

From a physical: Standpoint there is no problem having sex during amenstrual period (however, there are some religions that forbid this). ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have heard its very bad to have sex while on my period, but why am I so horney?

What do you suggest if I have heard its very bad to have sex while on my period, but why am I so horney?

You heard wrong: Not only is it not very bad. It's not bad at all. Some people dislike that it can be messy - but there is absolutely no physical harm to either person. Many women are especially 'horney' during their period for a range of reasons including hormones and the lowered risk of pregnancy. It's up to you and yours and it's okay. Best! ...Read more

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Is it bad to have sex with my period?

Is it bad to have sex with my period?

No: There is nothing wrong with having sex while on your period. It is not harming you. Now if you are having cramping it may make the cramping worse for a short time. And some people have pain with sex during the period. So some people may choose to not have sex during the period for their personal reasons. But sex during the period isn't harmful. ...Read more

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Is it save to have sex just before my period?

Is it save to have sex just before my period?

Safe from what: Pregnancy has been documented from exposure during any day of a woman's cycle, including during menses. It is much less likely at that time if you have regular cycles, but not completely without risk of pregnancy. It certainly doesn't free you from risk of STD's. ...Read more

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What causes heavier period at the end of my period after I have sex?

What causes heavier period at the end of my period after I have sex?

Just seems like it: The physical jarring that occurs during intercourse simply loosens up whatever menstrual blood is already accumulating, and prostaglandins in semen may cause the cervix to dilate a bit more, allowing more flow. ...Read more

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I had my period on the 27th of August, if I have sex today am I fertile?

I had my period on the 27th of August, if I have sex today am I fertile?

Possibly: It depends on the lenght of you cycle but this is likely about mid-cycle and at least close to your most fertile time. ...Read more

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How can I stop my period to have sex for a day?

How can I stop my period to have sex for a day?

You can't just stop: Your period in the middle of it. However, indviduals can still have vaginal intercourse even during menstruation if desired. Please use protection whenever you have sex. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have sex right before my period?

Is it okay to have sex right before my period?

Okay for what?: Pregnancy has been documented from unprotected exposure at any point in a woman's cycle, including during menses. If you are not worried about pregnancy, or have protection, go ahead. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex the day aftet my period?

Is it safe to have sex the day aftet my period?

Safe for what?: If you have regular cycles you are most likely to get pregnant around 14 days before your next period starts. If you have irregular cycles or spot between periods it can be very difficult to know when it's a "safe" time to have sex. Regardless of the time of the month, you can get sexually transmitted infections at any time. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex if I'm still on my period?

Is it safe to have sex if I'm still on my period?

No problem: Most women don't like to have sex when they are bleeding but it won't hurt you it s a personal decision. ...Read more

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Why sometimes I miss My period and never have sex?

Why sometimes I miss My period and never have sex?

Common problem: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Can I have sex after my period before my iud. If not why not?

Can I have sex after my period before my iud. If not why not?

Have all you want: Pregnancy has been documented from unprotected sex on any day of a woman's cycle, including during menses. It is uncommon & would be more likely in those with irregular timed cycles, but there is risk just the same. You can have all the unprotected sex you want as long as you accept the risk of pregnancy yo have. ...Read more

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How come I bleed every time I have sex without being on my period?

How come I bleed every time I have sex without being on my period?

Issue with cervix: Bleeding after every time having intercourse can be caused by an infection in the cervix, a polyp (or growth) on the cervix, a vaginal infection, occasionally with a polyp in the uterus. A woman will need an exam to figure out what is causing this. ...Read more

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Could drinking alcohol stop my period to have sex?

Could drinking alcohol stop my period to have sex?

Drinking and sex: It's unclear what you're asking ; if you drink a lot it could decrease your sexual desire. Also if you're a heavy drinker it could interfere with your menstruation -your period forvarious reasons. ...Read more

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Well, I had my period ended but didn't take my pill for one week. (no sex) but I took it in the other week, am I still protected? (no intercourse)

Well, I had my period ended but didn't take my pill for one week. (no sex) but I took it in the other week, am I still protected? (no intercourse)

Yes!: Just make sure that IF you have intercourse during this delayed pill cycle that you use a backup method of contraception in addition to the pill. ...Read more

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Hi I had intercourse with my partner about 4 days before my period was due, and we hadn't had sex in a few months till now but now I'm 6 days late due?

Drum roll: If you're wondering if it's possible that your pregnant, the answer is yes. It probably is too early to do urine pregnancy screen and get an accurate answer, and it is still highly likely you are not pregnant peven if your cycle doesn't start at all. Wait Few days. Wait 7-10 days, still no cycle = pregnancy test ...Read more

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If I have sex 2 weeks before my period will still have my period?

Pregnant?: Not if you get pregnant. Having sex when you are ovulating is like actively trying to make a baby. ...Read more

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If my partner have sex with someone else will my period cycle change?

Maybe: It may change if this upset you greatly and were very stressed by this. Otherwise, there is no reason for it to change ...Read more

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If I have sex the day before my period, can I not get my period the next day?

If I have sex the day before my period, can I not get my period the next day?

Not really: Ovulation precedes menstruation by 14 days. So it is almost impossible to get pregnant while on your period. ...Read more

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I'm 3 days late (my period). But I didn't have sex last month, what does this mean?

I'm 3 days late (my period). But I didn't have sex last month, what does this mean?

Menses Late: It can mean a lot of things. But, it is most likely something normal and not something to worry about yet. The only caveat on that is an outstanding question: was your last period on time and of a normal duration? If not, then you need your gynecologist to help you. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more